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Is it safe to dye my hair while I'm pregnant?

Is it safe to dye my hair while I'm pregnant?

Instead of full color, try highlights, as they don’t touch the scalp (that’s the way the chemicals actually get into your system). Plus you get to wear a head full of tin foil! If you really need to touch up your roots, talk to your doctor and your stylist about your concerns. “A good hairdresser...

hairdyeInstead of full color, try highlights, as they don’t touch the scalp (that’s the way the chemicals actually get into your system). Plus you get to wear a head full of tin foil!
If you really need to touch up your roots, talk to your doctor and your stylist about your concerns.
“A good hairdresser can find a way to do your hair. Color has come a long way. The amount of ammonia you are taking in during the two or three times you get your hair done during pregnancy is the same amount as cleaning the window with Windex and breathing it in,” says Ruben Fisher, owner and master stylist at Tonic Salon in Las Vegas.
If you prefer to opt out of color altogether for the next nine months, try hair mascara or Color Mark for ammonia-free touch-ups. Or try switching up your styling to a jagged part or go wavy to diminish the appearance of your roots. Do skip the ponytail as it just shows off your new growth.